The internet is full of life hacks designed to make your life easier, but I don't believe any of them until I try them myself in my ongoing video series, "Does it Really?" Today I test the notion that you can open a tin can using only your hands and concrete.

The original hack was once again sent to me by our own Kat Mykals, and features the "Crazy Russian Hacker" (who I've tested before) demonstrating a way to open any tin can in the event you lose power for a number of days, find yourself lost in the wilderness, or as he suggests "trying to survive the zombie apocalypse."

Simple, right? Let's see...

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